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fredericksburg through the mountains of west virginia, virginia, d.c. and baltimore will be this afternoon. as we go through the overnight hours tonight, 2:00 a.m., that's when we should see the rain changing over to snow. areas like philadelphia and new york city. again, we are looking at a big, major snowstorm. the highest totals around the baltimore/ baltimore/d.c. area. >>> all right. thank you very much. now to entertainment. "daily show" host jon stewart is taking a break this summer to direct a film about one journalists imprisonment following the 2009 iran ran electiele iranian election. i'm mara schiavocampo, "way too early" starts right now. >>> the dow jones industrials at never before seen heights. >> all-time record high. >> making history today. >> if they tell you everything's awful, tell them no it's not! >> amen! the non-inflation adjusted values of the stocks of 30 large companies that sort of track the american economy 50 years ago are higher than ever! we're back, baby! and the best part is we never had to fix our systemic issues. >> the market hi
nbc's tom costello is at dulles international airport outside d.c., which got about 5 inches of snow. tom, good evening. >> reporter: yeah, brian, good evening. not so much. they call this heart attack snow. it is wet and it is heavy. the expectation that washington was going to get hammered caused the airlines to cancel flights, schools, government offices all closed. and while washington was largely spared, out west it is a different story. what a difference 70 miles and a little elevation can make. front royal, virginia, covered in 17 inches of a wet, heavy march snow. enough to turn roads dangerous, sidewalks impassable. >> our car is actually stuck so we're trying to move it. >> western maryland and virginia both got buried. power outages up and down the mid atlantic. nearly 200,000 without power in virginia alone, where the governor declared a state of emergency. in chicago today, a roof collapse under the weight of yesterday's snow. ohio and pennsylvania also hit hard. more than 2,000 flights cancelled from the east coast to the midwest. d.c.'s national airport, a ghos
we're going to be hit with a big snowstorm here in washington, d.c. couple of things. number one i'm not going to call it the snow quester. >> that's what everyone is calling it. >> peter: everyone's not calling it that. i'm not calling it that. >> we'll have to give cindy boren flak for that. i think "the washington post" is credited with starting it. >> peter: i'm not going to call it that. then there's the weather channel. this is saturn. we had nemo in new york and this is saturn. lie call it that either. i'm just going to call it the storm that's coming. we managed to make it for so long. i don't think there's any issue. it's march. it should not be snowing a foot in march. >> absolutely it should be. winter is not over yet my friend. >> peter: winter hits shot. it missed. i love snow. i like getting snow. don't like getting it in march. >> winter is not over. the vernal equinox is a couple of weeks ago. >> peter: i know very well when it is. this is b.s. this is the transition period. >> i got no problem with it. move back to charleston. we don't need your kind here. >> peter
and complete action on the nomination of caitlin halligan to the d.c. circuit. she was first nominateed to a vacancy on the court on september -- in september, 2010, 30 months ago. no one who knows her, no one who is familiar with her legal career, can be anything but impressed by her experience, her intellect and her integrity. hers is a legal career that rivals that of a d.c. circuit judge she was nominated to succeed. i might mention the judge she was nominated to succeed was john roberts on the d.c. circuit. he is now chief justice of the united states. it has been a little while we have been waiting to fill this position. now, i voted for the confirmation of john roberts to d.c. circuit. i voted for the confirmation of john roberts to the supreme court. he and i don't share the same judicial philosophy or political party, but i voted for him because he was well qualified. i didn't agree with every position he had taken or argument even that he had made as a high level lawyer in several republican administrations. i supported his nomination to the d.c. circuit because of his legal e
. little bit later in the week. bill karins has the forecast. >> washington, d.c., definitely travel trouble wednesday. let me pinpoint what's going to happen. the cold air all of the way down to the deep south, plenty cold from minneapolis to chicago, indianapolis, detroit, pittsburgh and d.c., this morning, those are all kind of the target areas for this next storm. let me take you through the timing of it. this morning it's snowing hard in areas of north dakota and minnesota. tomorrow morning, we should have about three to six inches on the ground in minneapolis. chicago, tomorrow morning at this time, is when the snow will begin. during the rush hour tomorrow morning. starting to snow and accumulating. during the day tomorrow will be the worst in chicago. possibly six to ten in the highest areas. wednesday morning, snow in the area throughout all of the ohio valley. wednesday evening, that heavy snow starts to fall west virginia towards the d.c. area. coastal areas will get a little bit of a mix. again the worst of the storm wednesday night. that's where it will be cranking just
-atlantic and it could make for a slushy mess of a white from chicago to philly and new york to d.c. the storm dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of missouri while kansas and colorado got upwards of 15 inches. last night driving became treacherous in central indiana. as you can see, interstates near indianapolis became littered with wrecks. nbc's bill karins will have more on what to expect. that's coming up in just a few minutes. >>> first, major financial crisis averted. the island nation of cyprus has struck a $13 billion bank bailout and that is good news for americans and investors worldwide. the last-ditch deal saves the country from a banking collapse which would have forced it to become the first country to abandon the euro and that could have created economic turmoil across the entire globe. the deal calls for drastic cutbacks in cyprus' financial sector and closure of the country's second largest bank and large account holders, well, they're going to have to foot some of that bill. news of the bailout is sending asian markets higher today while banking shares in other markets also pos
lawmakers were warning us about. so are investors buying because d.c. is finally cutting? hi, everyone, i'm brenda buttner. this is bulls and bears. let's get right to it. the bulls and bears this week, gary b smith, tobin smith, jonas max ferris, along with jim la camp and stephen. welcome to everybody. jonas, is wall street soaring because d.c. is cutting? >> no question about it because this year is the year we're getting out of stimulus, the year we're tightening the budget and taxes, everybody knows we were going to cut spending with the the program and businesses know it and we saw the unemployment report they're hiring people so they're not scared that this is going to cause the next recession. that was the fear lingering in the market, the last year, when the government backs out it's going to come to an end, recession, and people on the show for years. it hasn't happened, and not happening and so the government can back out, slowly, but surely and let things go the way they go. >> brenda: okay, today is the four-year anniversary of this bull market and we sure haven't been cuttin
on the proposition eight case. we start with david stevenson live in washington dc where he witnessed the oral arguments from inside the court. david. >> that's right. i sat in on the historic hearing on same sex marriage and witnessed powerful displays of emotion inside and outside 6 court. what's unclear is what the justices will do next. >> marriage, quality. >> same sex marriage made it it's which through the highest court in a burst of pride and protest outside the court. >> we are men and we are women. >> inside the court the nine justices heard arguments on california's proposition 8 same sex marriage ban. a case a justice called a trip into uncharted waters. the proposition 8 attorney took flack after telling the court marriage traditionally has served as a vehicle for procreation. >> if the states said that because we think that the focus of marriage should be on procreation, we aren't going to give licenses anymore to any couple where both people are over the age of 55. would that be constitutional. >> no it would not. >> the attorney for same sex marriage sparred with one ju
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it's raining. and soon in d.c. if it's not already. a rainy commute in d.c. not thunderstorms, but a soak light rain. further to the north, the light green is showing all rain from philadelphia to northern jersey. not yet in new york city, but the showers are approaching. as far as the forecast goes, timing it up, as we go through the peak of the day, through the noon hour, the heaviest rain right through washington, d.c. and philly by about noon. then by about 5:00, d.c. clears out. from new york city to hartford that's the target area for the evening ride home. again, you can't win today. d.c. area going to get the heavy rain this morning and philadelphia, later today new england for on the way home. >>> coming up, billionaire bloomberg's beverage ban blocked. plus stocks are in seventh heaven, and why those light clicks on facebook could be revealing your deepest, darkest secrets. [ female announcer ] new york strips. sudden trips. mr. wiggles and curling irons. for the little mishaps you feel, use neosporin to help you heal. it kills germs so you heal four days faster neos
that disappointment about washington, d.c., it would be pretty tall. if anybody in this room thinks they understand washington, d.c., please come on up, stand behind the podium and you give the answers. because i don't have the first damn idea of what they're doing down there. i don't understand it. i don't understand why they haven't fixed it already. seems to me it should be easy to fix. real leadership would get this fixed. get everybody in the room and you fix it. you don't let them leave until you fix it. that's what real leadership is, not calling a meeting two hours before things hit to have a photo-op in the driveway of the white house. that's not real leadership. fix it. >>> education secretary arnie duncan says he misspoke last week when he suggested the sequester was already costing teachers their jobs. in fact, it will be several more months before school districts feel the effects of the cuts. a new cbs news poll shows 38% of americans blame congressional republicans for failing to reach an agreement to avert those cuts. 33% hold the president accountable along with democrats. 19% say
many places that waste, fraud and abuse happen in dc, this is another gross example, no? >> well, eric it is ludicrous. they are badly made and acting is bad and production is awful . a laugh track. they put a laugh track in that bit it is outrageous and ridiculous . when you say okay, and why use those particular things. gilligan's island by the way. i want you to know that i was out fishing this morning i found this in a bottle like on gilligan's island. i found the answer right here. it said about the i.r.s.. all of you are fired. >> hey, wayne. you didn't empty that bottle yourself before the show. >> i didn't have to. >> 16 billion and now video of gilligan's island and we'll roll a tape of a zoom bees video. >> i never have seen an episode of star trek and now i feel i have. thank them for that. if our fiscal situation not so desperate and outrageous it would be laughable. but wayne is -- the i.r.s. wouldn't make them today. they are made in 2010 when he had 20 plus deficits at the time. the government has no profit motive. there is no motive to run it efficiently. there is it a
of the inhabitants in washington, d.c., than thank, too, for a couple in for a couple and suggesting there are any lessons for europe to learn from americans. we think we are setting world records in this functionality here. [laughter] it's impressive to hear that anyone thinks that anything positive to offer. you stated emphatically and very clearly the requirements for successful monetary union, a common government, a common treasury, fiscal policy, banking policy. none of those were in place, as you say, when the euro was launched. in that case, was it not reckless and irresponsible to launch the euro? this is like, is an outcome is this not like saying, i want to go to see and i know i'm going to need water, food, fuel and maps? i have no water, food, fuel and that's am going to see anyway? >> i agree with you, but you have to understand why it has been established. the euro was not economic project, not a financial project. it was a political project. a pure political project off the fall of the soviet union. a deal was made between france and germany. between mitterrand and coal. he said oka
. the aurves officer told the crowd that north korea is ready to fire a nuclear missile at washington, d.c. state run tv broadcast the rally. military personnel and civilians filled the square. the country's second in command attended the event. one officer said north ykorea i ready to launch several missiles. he said the north diversified nuclear warheads and made them smaller. he said the missiles would turn washington, d.c. into a sea of fire and they're prepared to hit targets in countries that support the u.s. too. american and south korean forces drilled on thursday at a u.s. base in the south. about 250 soldiers took part in the maneuvers. >>> malaysian security forces say they have killed 23 people on the island of borneo. they've called for a cease fire. they've been operating a village in borneo since the middle of february. they're led by sultans of the sulu. malaysia sent security troops last friday. they attacked the militants from the air and ground. they said eight security personnel have been killed. the prime minister rejected an offer of a truce. he said the military will
berkeley. share with us some of the -- where did you grow up? >> i grew up actually? washington, d.c. -- actually in washington, d.c. then went to columbia as an undergraduate and oxford to do an ma and harvard to finish a ph.d. before i came to berkeley. >> why were you growing up in washington, d.c.? >> well, my parents were refugees during the nazi period from vienna and had relatives in washington, d.c. and it was the relatives who had to authorize the fact -- or guarantee that they would be responsible for any people in their family who came over, if there were any economic problems, they would be responsible, and they happened to live in washington so we moved to washington and that was it. >> and there you were. >> yes. >> so columbia and then you said oxford. how did you decide to go to oxford rather than somewhere else? >> i got a scholarship. >> you're over there and you're studying something and at some point you've got to make a decision. how did you get into studying kind of antiquities in the classroom? >> started when i was an und
: you are adorable. >> no, it's true. i come from washington, d.c. you know there's a lot of polarize yietion. >> stephen: you come from israel. >> i meant working in washington, d.c. >> stephen: like kirk you work in space i'm from iowa. >> okay. yes, i'm working in washington, d.c. there's not many issues on which there's total bipartisan support and the support of the united states and israel is a try bipartisan issue. >> stephen: let's talk about haggle. some said he was no friend of the state of israel because of what he said. are there things you cannot say about israel including the question i'm asking you right now? [laughter] >> first of all secretary of defense hague is a great friend of israel. he has total support for our security and the aliance. this say free country of free speech. we,, too israel, as a democracy we have free speech. people express their criticism and we defend our positions. >> stephen: what about eye plan? what when do you start bombing? >> hold on -- >> stephen: hold on one second. jimmy turn off the cameras this is national security. [laughter] whe
to folks here. peter barnes is in our d.c. newsroom tonight. what impact could this have here in the states? >> probably not much for now. shep. oil prices did not move very much on this news. they closed just under $1 a barrel in regular market trading today. and in after hours electronic trading right now, it's down just four cents a barrel or so. as a result, the death of chavez doesn't look like it will have much impact on prices at the pump here. now, venezuela, as you said is, a major oil producer and is the second largest proven reserves in the world after saudi arabia. but it is only the 10th largest oil exporter. while it is is america's fourth largest source of imported oil, it is a distant fourth. accounting for about 8% of our total imports. in fact, our imports from venezuela have been declining because of our political disputs disputes with the chavez regime. increases in imports from other friendlier countries and increases in our own domestic production. as a matter of fact, the percentage as a percentage of imports, shep, we cut our purchases of oil from venezuela by more t
rhee, former chancellor of the washington, d.c. public school system recounts her career at the present surplus on education reform. this event is about 45 minutes. [applause] first we think you very much for joining us. i know you've had a couple of busy days from last evening jon stewart to this morning cnn.com appears morgan coming and we are delighted to have our wonderful friends here from c-span filming this event that many people across the united states can really benefit from a lot of what michelle has to say. to kickstart the seasoning how did you come up with a fascinating and interesting book and where does this interesting name come from? >> i think the genesis of the name is interesting in that when i first got to d.c., it was the lowest performing and most dysfunctional school district in the entire nation to be the was a pretty widely known truth. and so, i started doing things that i thought were obvious for school district in that kind of state and started closing the low performing schools, moving out and effective employees, cutting the central office
and the american people tune out a long time ago. entertainment tv is a good description of what is going on in dc because more than ever it feels like a put on. every event feels calculated to fool us. every speech feels like a con. ,ashington politicians committees of both parties have a bad habit of focusing on the process of politics rather than the purpose of politics, which is to lead and concerts. even our guys in the gop to often have a habit of reading their stage direction. especially these days. scripted, tog too calculate it. they talk about rebuilding the party. how about rebuilding the middle class? [applause] about re-branding the gop instead of restoring the trust of the american people. we cannot just ignore that we lost a big election. we came in second out of two. we need to figure out our job. what will we do next? as we go about that listen to what the speakers have to say. let us be clear on one thing, we are not here to read brand the party we are here to rebuild the country. -- to re-brand party. we are here to rebuild the country. [applause] dedicatet here to ourselves to
and the grass now in the d.c. area and the lawn of the white house looks like it's kind of white there too. the president will have to do extra shoveling. here's what we're looking at, temperatures have dropped down cold enough around d.c. and baltimore we will see significant accumulations especially on the grassy surfaces. the roads will probably remain slushy but getting a lot of school cancellations and delays in maryland, delaware, southern pennsylvania and back through the ohio valley. d.c. is colder this morning and that's where the heart of this storm is going to be. so as far as the forecast is going to go, the heavy snow, we have a band of it from cleveland still back into areas of indiana and then as we go into the d.c. area, especially around the baltimore area, that's where the heaviest snow is right now so if we're going to get -- i think i just said it. >> you said it twice. >> whoo! doubling down. i was doing good. as far as forecast goes, the worst of it is going to be early this morning then it will improve as we go throughout the afternoon so the forecast accumulations o
things that are not controversial. if planes are attacking the twin towers or new york or d.c., among almost anybody in the country or the university who doesn't believe you can repel lethal threats. what we are talking about is noncombatants and sleeping in their house and walking down the street. a large percentage have been people who have not been positive one way or the other. i don't want that standard to be used in america. i don't want the standard to be if you are close to a bad person and a male between the ages of 16 and 50 you are no longer a civilian, but actually a militant. is that the standard we are going to use in america? >> the filibuster from senator rand paul. joining me live from capitol hill correspondent, kelly, he is in his second hour and this is start r started with a response to an inquire tow eric holder with an american being hit with drones. this hypothetical situation. mr. holder said he could not rule out the use of drones all together, saying he doubted it would happen because it's easier to capture people here. here we are with an old fashion style
if gm cars so good, debut them in detroit, the city that needs the press, not d.c., where gm seems to be impressed. >> a lot of i analogies. how about the southeastern pacific island making some sort of appease them to volcano gods. >> neil: i like my analysis far better. i don't know what you're saying. >> i had you for a moment. listen -- >> neil: king kong? >> they're indebted to them. look at us, we're doing great and we'll do whatever you need us to do, be there for us, no matter what it is. its true, we keep hearing how great detroit is, detroit is back, and -- >> neil: i don't know. it's all but in receivership and now they have a governor appointee effectively running the city. >> it's nuts and halve the adults are functionally illiterate and you hear the notion detroit is back, and even the notion general motors is back. >> neil: why go to d.c.? they have a lot of great cars, great cars. and i just wonder why show them off in d.c.? >> i just sort of thing in this culture we're in, everyone bows to d.c. first, sort of gets the approval from d.c. >> neil: the volt anything t
at castro and market streets. in washington, d.c. people have been camped out in front of the supreme court building since thursday. they are lined up in hopes of getting one of the 250 seats set aside for the public. tomorrow the justices will hear arguments on proposition # and wednesday the federal defensive marriage act across the country emotions are strong on both sides of the issue. >> there is not any place in the constitution that allows for a different set of rules for a different class of people. >> i don't think the justices a majority of the justices are going to want to launch another culture war and are going to respect the right of voters to decide their future to decide something is simple is that it takes a man and woman to make a marriage. >> the supreme court is not expected to issue a ruling on the same sex marriage cases until june. brian flores will be in our newsroom with the bay area couple at the heart of the prop 8 legal challenge. >>> time now 6:05. tomorrow the san jose city council will approve a $7 million incentive package for samsung semi conductor. the deal
and march starting at 6:30 this evening at castro and market streets. in washington, d.c. people have been camped out in front of the supreme court building since thursday. they are lined up in hopes of getting one of the 250 seats set aside for the public. tomorrow the justices will hear arguments on proposition # and wednesday the federal defensive marriage act across the country emotions are strong on both sides of the issue. >> there is not any place in the constitution that allows for a different set of rules for a different class of people. >> i don't think the justices a majority of the justices are going to want to launch another culture war and are going to respect the right of voters to decide their future to decide something is simple is that it takes a man and woman to make a marriage. >> the supreme court is not expected to issue a ruling on the same sex marriage cases until june. brian flores will be in our newsroom with the bay area couple at the heart of the prop 8 legal challenge. >>> time now 6:05. tomorrow the san jose city counc
. there is a reason that washington d.c. is an island of prosperity and it's a nation mired. more it picks winners and losers, the more crony capitalists win, the more the rest of us lose. whether it is clean energy or free obama phones or prophylactics -- if he did not have a team of lobbyists in dc you are not at the table. you are on the menu. [applause] if mrs. thatcher with us here today she would remind as there is a big difference between being pro-business and being pro-free market. for we, the people, to break out of the cronyism. [applause] that includes in these resource- rich states. they arens know that not owned by the big multinational conglomerates and monopolies. they are owned by the people. to not let them own you. you have a right for those resources to be developed for our use. and in the top-down approach in dc needs changing our top-down political process. the next election is 20 months away. now is the time to furlough the consultants. if we truly know what we believe we do not need professionals to tell us. [applause] if we truly seek to know the hearts and minds of the am
the system has its sights set on washington, d.c. with significant snowfall expected there, especially in the high elevations of virginia, west virginia and maryland. d.c. public schools are closed today. that's in anticipation of the heaviest snow in several years for them. karen maginnis is tracking the system for us. joe johns is live in winchester, virginia, where a foot of snow could have fallen -- or could fall by this afternoon. joe, let's start with you. >> reporter: i wanted to show you some of the snow. as you said, it's very thick, wet and heavy. and that causes a variety of problems. we're here near shenandoah university watching all of will this. the authorities had some trouble obviously through the evening because they were not able to put down a lot of chemicals beforehand on the roads, that's because it was raining. and now you get this stuff which causes a lot of problems. there are among other things concerns here that the snow will get on top of the power lines and cause power outages in addition to all the problems on the roads. the storm as you know, it started ou
. earlier this morning, federal officials announced that they would be closing all d.c. area federal offices today, and d.c. area schools are closed as well. the house of representatives behind me moved up all its votes for the rest of the week so house members could try to get out of here for the weekend this afternoon, but that's going to be difficult. 1,300 flights in the d.c. area at the three regional airports have been canceled and sure to be more cancellations through the rest of the day. d.c. area commuter rail lines shut down today as well. d.c. is famous for having difficulty dealing with snow we don't get that much of it people aren't that used to driving in it so even an inch of snow can foul up traffic. we've gotten 3.5 inches of snow in d.c. in the past two winters combined and we could see more of that today, though the good news is that temperatures will be up through the 50s and 60s by the weekend. norah and charlie? >> nanny cordes thank you. >>> and cbs news weather consultant david bernard, how bad is the storm going to get? >> let's start with
and steer the say they will travel to -- steers say they will travel to washington, d.c. to hear the argument. it's not believed the justices will yorn turn the ban in -- overturn the ban in california. >> i think the justices will realize if proposition 8 is overturned and if new right to redefine marriage is found in the constitution, you are essentially throwing out the votes of 31 million americans to define marriage, the common sense view of marriage. >> reporter: officially the justices are expected to decide until summer. here's a breakdown -- if the court strikes down prop 8 as a violation of constitutional rights, same-sex marriage would become legal or they could support prop 8 and that would mean each state could decide and the third option, the court could find that there's a right for the matter to be heard. there are several planned here in the bay area and washington, d.c. same-sex marriage supporters are holding a rally at castro and market streets at 6:30 tonight. people in d.c. have been lined up since thursday. back to the desk. >> thank you, brian. and stay wi
to -- steers say they will travel to washington, d.c. to hear the argument. it's not believed the justices will yorn turn the ban in -- overturn the ban in california. >> i think the justices will realize if proposition 8 is overturned and if new right to redefine marriage is found in the constitution, you are essentially throwing out the votes of 31 million americans to define marriage, the common sense view of marriage. >> reporter: officially the justices are expected to decide until summer. here's a breakdown -- if the court strikes down prop 8 as a violation of constitutional rights, same-sex marriage would become legal or they could support prop 8 and that would mean each state could decide and the third option, the court could find that there's a right for the matter to be heard. there are several planned here in the bay area and washington, d.c. same-sex marriage supporters are holding a rally at castro and market streets at 6:30 tonight. people in d.c. have been lined up since thursday. back to the desk. >> thank you, brian. and stay with us for
hours will be back from west virginia to virginia, from washington, d.c. west and north up to the hills, harrisburg, harrisonburg, charlottesville, that's the heaviest snow. during the day on wednesday, the winds will pick up on the coast, it will mostly be rain from new york city, philadelphia, d.c. turning over to snow as the day goes on. the question is how quickly will it change over and what will the temperatures be as far as accumulations go. as of right now about four inches in chicago. maybe six, highest totals in indiana today. i'll look at the totals for new england and the mid-atlantic later in the show. it's a difficult forecast. a lot will depend on elevations. >> all right. >>> coming up, an impostor sneaks into the vatican, a broke casey anthony lives off kindness and charity and martha stewart is back in court. >>> and the white house is fighting for your rights as a cell phone customer. [ female announcer ] born from the sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. new nectresse. the 100% natural no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of
to the south and east of washington, d.c. we're going to pick up a heavy, wet, 4 to 8 inches of snow in the d.c. area and baltimore. more in the 2 to 4 if not 3 to 6 in philadelphia and new york city and that comes mainly late in the day. john and diana, back to you. >> all right, thank you, jim. >>> our extreme weather team is keeping close tabs on this storm. join us on "good morning america" for the latest updates from sam champion and ginger zee. >> venezuela mourning the loss of its president this morning. hugo died yesterday after a battle with cancer. his funeral set for today and now there are questions about who will follow in the footsteps of this controversial and ka rhys pattic leader. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: many americans viewed him as a dictator infamous for jousting with president george w. bush. >> you are a donkey, mr. bush. >> reporter: but in venezuela, hugo was a charismatic hero wearing that trademark red shirt running the country with the world's biggest oil reserves the fourth biggest exporter of oil to the u.s. but chavez grew up poor and after winning hi
of snow could fall on d.c. suburbs. coming up, we will have a live report to check on the very latest conditions. >>> coming up 5:05, we will tour the city's westport tall neighborhood. we will meet some of the two dozen homes and three homes have already been declared off limits and today's chronicle are growing fears that the entire residential block will be moving. it could be several more months before they know how much is shifted. >>> we are now tracking showers in the south bay and the roads are wet in san jose. janine de la vega is out there and i know had has to be tricky out there, jeanine -- out there. >> near santana, you can see the roads are wet but it's not enough where big puddles are collecting in the giant gutters. i just checked with the incident page and there are no accidents to report in the south bay but if you are going to be leaving you will be dealing with a wet road. the rain started falling last night and kept coming on and off. in the past 24 hours we would see .06 inches of rain, not too significant but in the santa cruz mountains they received more and w
of the few remaining places you can start a taxi business is washington, d.c. >> it's the last bastion of free entrepreneurs in america. >> john: this lobbyist wants to end that freedom. >> you have to regulate. >> jn: he wants to bring the medallion rules to the washington, d.c. he wants to cut the taxi cars in half. >> there is too many taxicabs. >> they don't think so. >> they like be allowed to work but the lobbyists convinced the d.c. councilman to sponsor his bill. >> we want to professionalize our taxicab system? >> we wanted want to make sure the customer has a good riding experience. >> john: that sounds good but regulations are in the books subject to every driver to petty harassment. still at least in washington, d.c., open entry rules allow them to enter the business. >> washington, d.c. is the only major city in america that allows open entry. isn't that good for poor peoplp? >> no, it's not. a medal yon system is what is needed. >> john: that squeezes newcomers out? and they should be squeezed out. >> john: why? >> because this is a regulated industry. >> john: how much d
coming from d.c. we're not here to put a fresh coat of rhetorical paint on our party. we're not here to abandon our principles in a contest of government give-aways. that's a game we will never, ever win. >> sarah palin and the republican party choose style over substance at this weekend's conclusion to cpac. i'm thomas roberts and this is "way too early." we thank you for being up with us on this monday, march 18th. president obama's first trip to israel, will he be able to mend fences with prime minister benjamin netanyahu? european stocks plunge after a new bailout measure sparks fears of a run on the banks. >>> first we get to the news live at 5:30 a.m. here at 30 rock in new york city. president obama's renewed push for a grand bargain may be showing some early signs of paying off, at least with one top republican. senator bob corker of tennessee says he could envision raising tax revenue if democrats embrace big changes to medicare and social security. corker's position on sunday puts him at odds with other members of his party including house speaker john boehner who's ruling
. >> d.c. and out west of d.c. were hit hard. that big ocean storm is now cranking and affecting new england. some of the same areas hit by hurricane sandy are dealing with high tides this morning and beach erosion and large waves. it looks like a very impressive storm from outer space looking down on the satellite. d.c. was mostly a heavy, wet snow that melted when it went on the ground. so they didn't get a lot of accumulation there, but other areas did. anyone traveling to the northeast could have some experience in delays, especially boston, hartford, providence. a lot of this snow is not a big deal for new england, but for march kind of impressive. in the march we have our own storm system diving down to the south. it is just offshore here that could kick up a few showers and stray thunderstorm this afternoon. doesn't have a lot of moisture with it, but it will have some. so we are going to keep forecasts of showers in the forecast. again, these are very light amounts. and eventually some of this is actually going to go to arizona, which could really use the wet weather. they ha
. >> for the first time in 600 dc years, the former pope will be living. benedict xvith, when he asked the faithful to pray for him, before bidding them good night on his first night as the holly father. >> pope francis waking us having to do from mondane to the urge end. joe bidden will come to town, be fitted for his fisherman's ring and probably call some friends in argentina to send him his clean socks because he's not going home any time soon ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have more details now. he was born in buenos aires. his chosen name is a first. st. francis swim bow liesed -- symbolized poverty. he says i look part to working for his holiness and security and dignity for our fellow human beings regardless of faith. >> many argentimians are celebrating today. the most important thing is the church has a new pope. he admits it's great to have an argentian in the house. >> i'm a progressive catholic and we'd love to see more great things come out of the catholic church and today is hope for that. >> via del sol is celebrating tonight. >> among catholics, there are pride the pope adopted the na
, not on the court, in d.c. with pork, congress passing a bill to keep the government funded for another six months and it's chockful of pork goodies like watershed rehe billtation, environmental medication programs, whatever all that means. so, is this the march maddening group that will never get spending under control? hi, everyone, i'm brenda buttner, this is bulls and bears. let's get to it. the bulls and bears, gary b smith, tobin smith, jonas max ferris. and john, is this madness? lawmakers are fighting over what to cut, they're reallocating funds for all that pork. >> yeah, this shows exactly how bad of a character our lawmakers have in d.c. look, we have no energy plan. our education system drops in world rankings, we have no jobs plan. we have no plan. we don't even have a budget and yet, these guys are still filling things with pork to get reelected. if you're in private practice and you take money supposed to go to some project and you build a fence around your house, whether that fence is good, makes your house look better and whether your neighbors like it, it's stealing and that's ex
. the storm is moving through the ohio valley, now hitting maryland, d.c. and maryland. we've picked up as much as three to four inches in some areas of maryland. that's pushing into philadelphia and new jersey. the storm will be gone by tomorrow. indianapolis and columbus, around six inches there. d.c. will probably end up with two to four. same with maryland. philadelphia and new york city, a little less. one to two inches. big, huge airports get enough delays, it will ripple across the country. it's kind of calm in the west. there is a storm coming on shore over the next 24 hours in the west. but it's mostly just going to bring clouds. there's not a lot of rain with it. we'll keep the showers out of the forecast. temperatures not bad. upper 50s to low 60s from seattle to l.a., 67. not a bad spring day. that's a? >>> mid-70s, huh? >> yeah. otherwise a day of superlatives in the east, right? >> i think i've been wearing my coat for, like, six months. >> exactly. it might be eight months the way things are going. >>> are republicans considering cashing in on the gay marriage issue? >>>
defense of marriage act. ktvu channel 2 dave stephenson is live in washington d.c. >> reporter: the woman who was headlining the doma case made a big impression on the crowd in washington d.c. today. all eyes were on 83-year-old edith windsor. >> i am today a lesbian who sued the united states of america, which is kind of overwhelming for me. >> reporter: she's challenges the defense of marriage act which denies federal benefits to same sex marriage couples. >> in the midst of my grief, i realized that the federal government was treating us as strangers and i pay this state tax. >> reporter: in court, justices attacked the 1996 law and the obama administration refusal to defend it. >> i'm wondering if we're living in this new world where the attorney general can simply decide it's unconstitutional but it's not so unconstitutional that i'm not willing to enforce it. if we're in this new world, i don't want these cases. >> reporter: the legal team defending doma told the court congress passed the law. the u.s. solicitor general said doma was based on moral disapproval and aimed at disfra
in the 1960's before move to d.c. a father was a marine corps pilot. tavis: so you move around a lot. i father was in the air force, so we moved just a couple of times. we did not move around as much as most military kids. there were 10 kids in our family. division all by yourself. tavis: pretty much. tell me about the d.c. kitchen, i have been there and spend time with you and your staff and most importantly, the people. tell me how this concept came to be. >> i was observing people one night in the rain outside the state department. we were serving food that was purchased from an expensive grocery store. people lined up in the rain waiting for this truck night after night. it was my first volunteer experience. i was just stopped by the reality, the people who were serving or outside in the rain. it was the first time i got a sense of the charity model. i just wanted to flip that around. i came back with a little business plan, saying if you get the restaurants, hotels, to send the food they don't want to throw away but they don't know what to do with, you could give more people better food f
on tv at the time. washington d.c. is blanketed in snowquester. or a freak blizzardashian. as we speak, oklahoma is still suffering from pope benedrought. >>> d.c. thought you would be covered in snow, you weren't. in case you missed it, here's what it looked like 20 miles to west of you in virginia, they got the heavy, wet pasted snow. to your south on i-95 you got 6 inches of snow. d.c., you mostly had rain throughout the day. the storm now is off the coast safely. we're not getting any more rain or snow down there. now new england has to deal with this storm. we'll see some additional snow, the winds are howling out on cape cod. if you're out on the coast you'll feel the winds. friday morning out on cape cod, it's colder in new england. especially interior sections. we'll get some accumulating snow. it's snowing right now pretty good south of boston, down east of providence. that will be mostly be tonight. most of the snow you see today will not accumulate, after dark tonight, into the evening hours, includes the manchester boston area. hartford and new york city, slushy, mostly on
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